Oct 19, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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MASS 109 - The Mass Media, Politics and Policy Making

Semester Hours: 3
This course focuses on the media’s role in politics. It is designed to enhance the student’s research, writing, and analytical skills while increasing awareness of the mediated political process. Topics include theories of persuasion, the spin-doctor phenomenon, and the coverage and impact of extraordinary events on political decision making. Students simulate a presidential campaign, applying theories of politics and mass media.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
MASS 001 .

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